Saga Prefectur

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Saga Prefecture

佐賀県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese佐賀県
 • RōmajiSaga-ken
Offeecial logo o Saga Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Saga Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionKyushu
IslandKyushu
CaipitalSaga
Govrenment
 • GovrenorYoshinori Yamaguchi
Area
 • Total2,439.58 km2 (941.93 sq mi)
Aurie rank42nt
Population
 (Februar 1, 2008)
 • Tot858,603
 • Rank42nt
 • Density352/km2 (910/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-41
Destricts6
Municipalities20
FlouerCamphor blossom (Cinnamomum camphora)
TreeCamphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora)
BirdBlack-billed magpie (Pica pica)
Wabsteidwww.pref.saga.lg.jp/web/_7787/saga-english.html

Saga Prefectur (佐賀県, Saga-ken) is a prefectur in the northwast pairt o the island o Kyushu, Japan.[1] It touches baith the Sea o Japan an the Ariake Sea. The wastren pairt o the prefectur is a region famous for producin ceramics an porcelain, particularly the touns o Karatsu, Imari, an Arita. The caipital is the ceety o Saga.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Saga prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 804 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Saga prefecture" at p. 804 at Google Books.